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Join Chris Morocco in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen as he makes BA's best lasagna. Why in the world would we tell you to make meatballs, brown them, and then break them into pieces-for a ragù? Sounds crazy, but it’s the best way we found to sear a big batch of meat without overcooking it. This MeatballMethod™ yields deep color (a.k.a. flavor) along with tender meat. If you want to use fresh pasta, go for it, you overachiever you. We also tested the recipe with no-boil noodles, but found they soak up a lot more sauce and the lasagna loses its wonderful ooziness; instead, we recommend the regular dried stuff.heck out the recipe here: www.bonappetit.com/recipe/ba-best-lasagna
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daAnder71
daAnder71 14 hours ago
Did nobody tell Chris that the right shoulder strap of his apron is askew because he's the kind of guy who'd absolutely freak out if he knew?
kimiya fadardi
Mood in 2020: 15:15
Tsai Nicole
Tsai Nicole Day ago
they look bomb but this recipe will take me hours to prepare and hours to clean up. I'll just stick to watching them here.
Jennifer Grabener
I'm trying to imagine Chris dark and goth with black nails drawing pentagrams and listening to the Cure now 😂
Jaime Mckay
Jaime Mckay 2 days ago
Not topping with cheese is a travesty. And I'm lactose intolerant. 😑
Cyndi R
Cyndi R 2 days ago
He’s doing too much with those lasagna sheets. I boil mine in salted water w a touch of olive oil and my noodles don’t stick and sauce still stick to them. Boom.
Steve Russell
Steve Russell 4 days ago
Chris and Andy were friends in high school??
Rylee Goad
Rylee Goad 5 days ago
can someone please make a video on the best way to revive frozen sauces or dishes
Huligun 22
Huligun 22 5 days ago
im surprised that they didnt add any parm to the top along with grated cheese. get a nice crust on there
TheBlackCat1997able
You don't add cheese in besciamella, it's not traditional, and you don't put cream in the Ragú, definitely not a traditional take.
cupcake ciara
cupcake ciara 8 days ago
How is no-one snickering about this gem: "Nice gap between the balls" The 13-year old boi inside my brain is howling
Peachkind
Peachkind 9 days ago
15:16 the sound horses make when they're grossed out
Justin B
Justin B 9 days ago
I've never not had lasagna without ricotta & mozarella... This bechamel offends my Italian heritage. I want to make this more than anything though...
Nicolas Uribe
Nicolas Uribe 9 days ago
Where is the cheese tho?
Ainun Khadijah
Ainun Khadijah 10 days ago
Uncountable "you know.... " 😏😂😂
JimbobVlogs
JimbobVlogs 10 days ago
I’ve always had a real interest for the more scientific aspects of cooking, like molecular structure etc. I LOOOOVE the way Bon appetite gives you a little of that explanation and understanding. Chris explaining why he adds the oil, then wine, then tomato juice, then tomato 👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻 YES
Kristi W
Kristi W 11 days ago
No ricotta?! My nana would die!
First Last
First Last 2 days ago
Kristi W its not traditionally made with ricotta
ajsuflena
ajsuflena 13 days ago
Can I substitute the white whine for something else without alcohols as I’m Muslim
PHOEBE
PHOEBE 13 days ago
Chris is so well spoken, its mesmerising
Emily Kieding
Emily Kieding 14 days ago
give ! me ! more ! chris ! videos !
m m
m m 16 days ago
he and andy knew each other?? it's like how mr fantastic and dr doom just happened to be college roommates...well, pre-super-names. i wonder if one got the other one into the company..and which one was the first there...
Christine Rose
Christine Rose 19 days ago
Very nice
Edward Escamilla
Edward Escamilla 20 days ago
Drawing pentagrama lmao
MrRoisu
MrRoisu 20 days ago
Andy & Chris: the teenage years Come on BA, make it happen!
Perlita Linda
Perlita Linda 20 days ago
Now I want to make lasagna....
Pocket Picker
Pocket Picker 20 days ago
Listening to the cure oml
Angelo Marinov
Angelo Marinov 21 day ago
What is it with this dude and his cayenne...
Simon James Carter
Chris when he tastes his own bechamel after adding nutmeg 👌
Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams 21 day ago
No Ricotta? No Mozzarella?
First Last
First Last 18 days ago
Matthew Williams traditional lasagne doesn’t have ricotta or mozzarella
Blacklily Orchard
Blacklily Orchard 23 days ago
The italian grandmother did it better :) plus she called her channel the same thing.
atam0330
atam0330 23 days ago
I’ve made this twice now, this recipe is amazing and Chris does not lie!!! Bechamel is THE WAY TO GO!!!
Carollyne W
Carollyne W 23 days ago
BaKE RaGu bOlOgNeSe FoR 3-4 hOuRs. But but but I wanted to eat this tonight lol
Eric Kleinwolterink
Not an herb in sight?! Huh... Well, I guess a little nutmeg and cayenne, but no fresh or dried leaves of anything?
Glenn Camp
Glenn Camp 23 days ago
I love the meatballs and then mash them into the sauce. I will be doing that in the future. Really great looking lasagna.
Weaponized Anonymity
Am I the only one who noticed he touched the raw meat then immediately contaminated the bowl of salt?
mstreds
mstreds 24 days ago
Where’s the cheese?
Deerector
Deerector 24 days ago
I love seeing Molly just mollying in the background.
Peter Nielsen
Peter Nielsen 24 days ago
do you really need to cook the pasta ? Normally i just use the dried pasta, compose the lasagna and leave it to rest 30 min before putting it in the oven.
CamiillaVanilla
CamiillaVanilla 24 days ago
i love how happy he gets when he tastes it
Michiko Manalang
Michiko Manalang 24 days ago
16:36 BA Nine-Nine??
ljoehun
ljoehun 25 days ago
he always rolls up his sleeves
JennyLS
JennyLS 26 days ago
I needed to cook my bechamel longer....mind blown
Lexie Madz
Lexie Madz 26 days ago
I love that Chris’ tag in the video is “Chris Morocco Senior Food Editor/Supertaster”. Can Chris put ‘supertaster’ on his CV? “What did you do at Bon Appetít?” “I was their resident supertaster. Oh, also I was a senior food editor, but I was hired to be their supertaster.” “Sir, you are hired!”
Eden Williams
Eden Williams 26 days ago
cough cough my lasagna is better cough cough
sartorian darkstorm
ill admit ive never boiled lasagne sheets prior to assembling it...just putting them dry in the layers and putting it in the oven.,.. never failed me
SergieMx
SergieMx 27 days ago
Like, you know
Tucker May
Tucker May 27 days ago
watching them touch raw meat and then touch utensils/spices right after shakes me to my core
Cicolas Nage
Cicolas Nage 27 days ago
LASAGNA SHEETS ARE NOT NOODLES. IT MADE ME NOT WATCH THE VIDEO.
Iroxinping
Iroxinping 28 days ago
i don't think i've ever had lasagna without mozzarella or ricotta....
Neurochemist
Neurochemist 28 days ago
Isn't a Béchamel sauce with cheese added in fact a Mornay sauce? Or is that only when Gruyère is used?
Michael Ferreira
Michael Ferreira 28 days ago
Black challenger cop car is understated. I laughed.
Huss B
Huss B 28 days ago
Did Andy and Chris actually spend their childhood together? That’d be sick
Anthony Tang
Anthony Tang 28 days ago
Take a shot every time Chris says "you know"
relativeus
relativeus 29 days ago
I could tell it needed salt without even tasting it.
Marcio Moerbeck
Marcio Moerbeck Month ago
If you like this lasagna go watch matty matteson’s
Grace
Grace Month ago
Chris loves béchamel like Carla loves beans
Masa
Masa Month ago
Where is the cheese?!
Staafnek
Staafnek Month ago
Where is the cheese on top?
Gavin Koh
Gavin Koh Month ago
Chris was a teenage Goth!
Stephany Hurtt
Stephany Hurtt Month ago
It's not lasagna without cheese.
First Last
First Last Month ago
Stephany Hurtt this is closer to proper lasagne than what most americans make
siri H
siri H Month ago
Are we gonna talk about how Andy didn't even chew that bite at 16:21
Hoosh O'Daddy
Hoosh O'Daddy Month ago
John Oliver? Maybe Jamie Oliver
Emma Rose Patrick
if chris made me this lasagna it would cure my depression
Heather Heston
Heather Heston Month ago
Happy birthday, Chris!!
Khalil Hasty
Khalil Hasty Month ago
Someone get this man a wooden spoon! that metal on metal is killing me
E
E Month ago
That flexible spatula name/link please
marlin brando
marlin brando Month ago
To the BA kitchen. Include your cookware. Yeah it makes the biggest difference
Cough It Up
Cough It Up Month ago
You gotta have ricotta...
First Last
First Last Month ago
Cough It Up nope
Vitamin Bjørn
Vitamin Bjørn Month ago
God I hate tablespoons as measuring food. Please use grams!
Hanna K
Hanna K Month ago
I absolutely hate lasagna but this is making me want lasagna
She She
She She Month ago
Can you teach us how to make ceviche
S Phung
S Phung Month ago
I'm 31 now and lasagne has been one of my fav foods for as long as I remember. This looks delicious but too bad I'm not much of a cook.
Harini Prasanna
Harini Prasanna 29 days ago
Give it a shot. You might surprise yourself
Dildo_baggins44
Dildo_baggins44 Month ago
Ugh, I hate it when Americans call pasta fiesta sauce sandwiches lasagna.
Kevin Williams
Kevin Williams Month ago
No mozzarella?
shanmarielk
shanmarielk Month ago
My husband recently made this. It is LITERALLY the most DELICIOUS thing I have ever eaten. Please make this if you can, all of the time spent is WORTH it! Thanks Chris/Bon Appetit for this video.
Richard Wild
Richard Wild Month ago
At first, I couldn't stand Chris. He seemed so arrogant and dismissive. I have come to realize I was wrong, dead wrong. I have come to realize what he brings to the channel. So to Chris. I'm a huge fan. Keep doing you.
Bikonito
Bikonito 23 days ago
I'm a big fan of Chris but I still think he is a little full of himself.
SuperTiny98
SuperTiny98 Month ago
I love watching the bon appetit videos but the sound quality is so quiet I have my volume cranked up to 100 and can still barely hear
jay
jay Month ago
then he destroyed it with cream and chicken broth
wet cake
wet cake Month ago
needs to sit minimum 30 mins out of the oven
Frickes
Frickes Month ago
I've cooked the meat sauce twice already and will do it a third time right now. Thank you very much for sharing this awesome recepie.
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